Memorial fund set up for family of toddler who died

COLUMBUS, GA (WXTX) – A memorial fund has been set up for the toddler who was killed in a New Year's Day house fire.

Jaylen Jackson died after a house on 32nd Avenue caught fire around 10 a.m. on Sunday.

The two people who were able to get out of the burning house were a female cousin of the child and an uncle.

Officials are not releasing a cause of the fire just yet, but do confirm it started in a back bedroom of the house.

A memorial fund has been set up at Wells Fargo bank for Jaylen.  Anyone can stop by a branch location and make a donation to the "Jaylen Jackson Memorial Fund" to help the family with funeral costs.

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